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LDT In Focus, Mar 24, Vol 1, Edition 1

Preparing for Adulthood

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When a young person with additional needs reaches their 18th birthday, they will start to receive support from adults' services instead of children’s services. This change of support services is often referred to as ‘transitioning’ or ‘preparing for adulthood’, as it tends to happen slowly over a few years.

There are many facets of transition planning for families and professionals to consider. In . . .


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